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Powder Horn: Joseph Barnes (R-66), with a Vignette View of the Chemung River, Corning, New York

Object Number: 
1907.36.245
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown and black ink and wash, and graphite with selective glazing on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 7/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 27.6 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed bottom left: RA Grider Dec.30th 1889. Signed upper left: RA Grider Aug.28, 1889
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower left below horn in brown ink: "RA Grider Dec 30th 1889."; also signed and dated inside vignette image; inscribed at lower right: "JOSEPH BARNES / was a Private...", followed by a brief history of the horn and its owners; at center below vignette: "The CHEMUNG RIVER at CORNING N.Y. Aug. 28. 1889..."
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isaac J. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group